Last year I wrote about solastalgia, the psychic pain of climate change. I interpreted human emotional spikes as Earth’s way of communicating with the organisms that live upon it.
I compare the nature of the planetary dialogue with the transmissions that run our human bodies. Take, for example, white blood…
Solastalgia: A form of homesickness one gets when one is still at home.
_ Glenn Albrecht
Earth is a living body.
Artist is a translator.
The artist’s body is the first to converse with Earth’s body through the language of turbulence, making their ailments one and the same…
The difference makes all the difference when you go swimming in water.
The ocean comes at you. You have to penetrate it. You have to battle, dance with, or surf the waves to access it. That’s the experience you get out of it.
Whereas the sea (well, the seas that…